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Title:
PIC robotics : a beginner's guide to robotics projects using the PICmicro
Author:
Iovine, John.
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Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xi, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Electronic Access:
Publisher description http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/mh041/2003070177.html
ISBN:
9780071373241
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Here's everything the robotics hobbyist needs to harness the power of the PICMicro MCU!

In this heavily-illustrated resource, author John Iovine provides plans and complete parts lists for 11 easy-to-build robots each with a PICMicro "brain." The expertly written coverage of the PIC Basic Computer makes programming a snap -- and lots of fun.


Author Notes

John Iovine is the author of several popular TAB titles that explore the frontiers of scientific research. He has written Homemade Holograms: The Complete Guide to Inexpensive, Do-It-Yourself Holography; Robots, Androids, and Animatrons: 12 Incredible Projects You Can Build, considered a cult classic; Kirlian Photography: A Hands-On Guide; Fantastic Electronics: Build Your Own Negative-Ion Generator and Other Projects; and A Step Into Virtual Reality. Mr. Iovine has also written extensively for Popular Electronics, Nuts & Volts, Electronics Now, and other periodicals.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Robot Intelligence
Chapter 2 Installing the Compiler
Chapter 3 Installing THE EPIC Software
Chapter 4 CodeDesigner
Chapter 5 Using DOS to Code, Compile, and Program
Chapter 6 Testing the PIC Microcontroller
Chapter 7 Intelligence
Chapter 8 Walter's Turtle
Chapter 9 Braitenberg Vehicles
Chapter 10 Hexapod Walker
Chapter 11 Speech Recognition
Chapter 12 Robotic Arm
Chapter 13 Bi-Pedal Walker Robot
Chapter 14 Robotic Vision System Suppliers
Index